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A tale of two icons: The whaler Charles W. Morgan approaches New London Ledge Light on May 17 as the ship enters the Thames River at the beginning of its historic 38th voyage.
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The historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan sails in Buzzards Bay en route from Martha’s Vineyard to New Bedford Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The Morgan is the last remaining wooden whaling ship and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark.
The historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan is escorted through Long Island Sound by a small flotilla of spectator and support vessels on the first of four sea trials day sails, its first time under sail since 1922, Saturday, June 7, 2014. The Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaling ship and the oldest American commercial vessel still in existence as well as a National Historic Landmark, will complete three more day sails before depart to the first stop on the ship’s 38th Voyage, Newport, RI, June 14th.
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